11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Skogar
— 2 nights
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Hofn
— 3 nights
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights

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Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Skogar is known for nature, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and stroll through Reynisfjara Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Skogar trip planner.

Reykjavik to Skogar is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Skogar can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Waterfall
Skogafoss
4.8

3
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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore Hofn's surroundings by going to Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon), Sveinsstekksfoss (in Djupivogur) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). Next up on the itinerary: try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hofn online trip maker.

You can drive from Skogar to Hofn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

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Lighthouse
Hvalnes Lighthouse
3.6

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Geysir, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd travel route site.

Traveling by flight from Hofn to Blaskogabyggd takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks

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Strokkur
4.6
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Must see
Gullfoss Falls
4.8

4
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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
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Must see
Hallgrimskirkja
4.4

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